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Next Play: Heart of the Matter

Next Play: Heart of the Matter
Sunday, June 28, 2015
From the retirement of NFL players in their mid-20s fearing long-term disability, to NASCAR drivers suffering injuries against concrete walls when alternative substances are available, to MLB outfielders running into barriers which place aesthetics and tradition over sa...
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Prevention Progression

Prevention Progression
Friday, June 26, 2015
In all sports, officials are to err on the side of safety; and when they do, the MHSAA will have their backs. 
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10 to Remember: Spring 2015

10 to Remember: Spring 2015
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The close of June officially ends of another school year. And this season’s MHSAA Finals provided another strong finish with a number of memorable moments sure to be recalled for years to come. Below is one person’s list of the 10 most significant, drawn fr...
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#TBT: Inkala Celebrated as Athlete, Coach

#TBT: Inkala Celebrated as Athlete, Coach
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The mid-Michigan and statewide tennis communities are mourning the death last weekend of longtime Okemos girls coach Al Inkala, who led the Chieftains to four MHSAA championships over a 20-season tenure that ended in 2013. He was 66 years old. But long before Inkala gu...
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Life Saving Lessons

Life Saving Lessons
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
In 2015-16 and 2016-17, it's Hearts that we bring in focus ... especially addressing sudden cardiac arrest which is the No. 1 cause of death to youth during exertion.
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Hoops on Film: 1973 Class C Boys Final

Hoops on Film: 1973 Class C Boys Final
Monday, June 22, 2015
Straight out of the dusty tin canisters where they’ve sat for a long time, some of the classic basketball championship games of years past will be featured for 10 weeks this summer on MHSAA.tv’s Hoops On Film Series.
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Parade of Champions 2014-15

Parade of Champions 2014-15
Monday, June 22, 2015
A total of 90 schools won one or more of the 127 Finals team championships awarded by the Michigan High School Athletic Association during the 2014-15 school year. Five programs won the first MHSAA team titles in any sport for their respective schools.
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Fewer but Bigger Changes

Fewer but Bigger Changes
Friday, June 19, 2015
Accelerating a nearly decade-long trend, there was a sharp decline in the number of sport-specific proposals from MHSAA committees to the Representative Council during 2014-15. The Council has taken advantage of the repose to advance policies that extend across mul...
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Making a Statement

Making a Statement
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
... we can choose to devote ourselves to maintaining our little niche of the sports world as a more principled place ...
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2015-16 Officials Registration Underway

2015-16 Officials Registration Underway
Monday, June 15, 2015
The Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2015-16 school year.
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Highlight Reel: Saturday Finals

Highlight Reel: Saturday Finals
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The MHSAA spring sports season concluded Saturday with 10 MHSAA Finals at Old College Field at Michigan State University. Click below for highlight clips from every baseball, softball and girls soccer game plus links to watch them in full.
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Crusaders Outlast Centreville for 1st Title

Crusaders Outlast Centreville for 1st Title
Sunday, June 14, 2015
When Nicholas Holt needed it, he dug deep.  Holt allowed 17 hits, but got the biggest outs when he needed them Saturday as Muskegon Catholic Central topped Centreville in a 10-8 thriller in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 4 championship gam...
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Sophomore, St. Mary Take Top Trophy

Sophomore, St. Mary Take Top Trophy
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Monroe St. Mary Catholic Central softball fans had to wait 41 years for a glimpse of the MHSAA championship trophy, so what was a few more minutes?  The trophy was in the possession of sophomore pitcher Meghan Beaubien, who was being interviewed while the rest of...
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Lumen Christi Follows Early Lead to D3 Win

Lumen Christi Follows Early Lead to D3 Win
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Before John Fleming took the mound, he was already a touchdown ahead. When he left it a couple hours later, he and his Jackson Lumen Christi teammates were Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 3 baseball champions.
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Undefeated Saline Claims 1st Finals Win

Undefeated Saline Claims 1st Finals Win
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Saline helped redefine the term “team soccer” this season.  The Hornets put together one of the most impressive seasons in Class A/Division 1 history, cultivated by a 4-0 blanking of Grand Blanc in the Division 1 Final on Saturday at Michigan State Un...
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Next Group Takes Place Among USA Greats

Next Group Takes Place Among USA Greats
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The softball coaches at Unionville-Sebewaing don't need to waste much time talking about tradition to their incoming players. Nearly every athlete who comes into the program has already witnessed that tradition first-hand.
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Calvin Christian Claims 4th Straight Title

Calvin Christian Claims 4th Straight Title
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Grandville Calvin Christian has joined some elite company. The top-ranked Squires became just the second girls soccer program to win four straight MHSAA championships by edging Lansing Christian, 2-1, in the MHSAA Division 4 Final at Michigan State University’s ...
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St. Mary's Sinks Reigning Champ in D2

St. Mary's Sinks Reigning Champ in D2
Sunday, June 14, 2015
None of the players on the Orchard Lake St. Mary’s roster had ever been on a Regional championship baseball team.  Most every starter returned this spring for Mount Pleasant, the defending Division 2 champion.
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Forgettable Start, Unforgettable Finish

Forgettable Start, Unforgettable Finish
Sunday, June 14, 2015
The goal for Warren Regina after eight games wasn't to win an MHSAA softball championship. It was much simpler than that: Just win one game. 
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Carrying Heavy Hearts, Wayland Soars

Carrying Heavy Hearts, Wayland Soars
Saturday, June 13, 2015
It should have been one of the happiest moments in Leigha Morse's young life, but she couldn't keep from breaking down in tears. Morse apologized several times for crying while talking about her two-homer performance in Wayland's 11-0 victory over Frankenmuth in the M...
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